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Legal Papers Filed By Kitson Stores Allege Travelers Are Being Gouged On Airport Water

A court fight over retail operations at one of the nation’s busiest airports led to allegations Friday that passengers are being gouged on bottled water prices.

03/06/2015

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California Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.9 Percent

California enjoyed its largest monthly job gain in over a year with the addition of 67,300 new positions in January, driving the unemployment rate down to 6.9 percent, a state agency said Friday.

03/06/2015

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Uber Decides To Refund Fee For Woman Who Says She Was Hit With $100 ‘Bodily Fluid’ Charge

Uber says the company has decided to refund a cleaning fee for a woman who was hit with a $100 charge after utilizing the service on Sunday night.

03/04/2015

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Name-Your-Own-Price Sites Offer Consumers ‘Thrill Of The Hunt’

More and more websites are allowing consumers to haggle for discounts and deals.

03/02/2015

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Disneyland Memorabilia Auction Brings In $1.7 Million

A Disneyland memorabilia collector has taken a cue from the movie “Frozen” and decided to “Let It Go.”

03/02/2015

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Southern California Gas Prices Among Nation’s Highest

Gas prices in the Southland are among the highest in the nation and, according to one expert, are predicted to climb as the economy continues to grow.

02/27/2015

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Fiat Chrysler Recalls 467K SUVs For Faulty Fuel Pump

Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 467,000 Dodge and Jeep SUVs worldwide to fix a faulty fuel pump relay at the root of a potential stalling problem.

02/27/2015

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Gas Prices Jump 12 Cents Overnight

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County jumped 12.1 cents to $3.396, the largest daily increase since Oct. 6, 2012 and the highest amount since Oct. 28 of last year.

02/27/2015

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Southwest Grounding Nearly One-Fifth Of Its Fleet Over Missed Inspections

Southwest Airlines says it has grounded 128 planes after failing to inspect backup hydraulic systems used to control the rudder if the main system fails.

02/24/2015

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Fertility Specialist Known As ‘Egg Whisperer’ Holds Egg-Freezing Party In Westwood

Egg-freezing soirees are offering women the chance to gather and learn about the ways in which they can push “stop” on their biological clocks.

02/23/2015

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LAPD, Sheriff: No Threat To Southern California Shopping Malls

Southern California law enforcement officials say there is no credible threat to the region’s malls, in spite of a terrorist group video calling for attacks on shopping malls in Canada.

02/23/2015

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Lawsuit: Anthem Was Warned Of Cyber Threat To Health Care Providers

A Los Angeles woman is suing Anthem Blue Cross, alleging she is one of up to 80 million people across the country whose personal information may have been stolen in a cyber-attack.

02/18/2015

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Poshmark App Lets You Cash In On Old Clothes, Nab Luxury Goods At A Steal

Poshmark is an online consignment store where ladies who can sell gently-worn, vintage or new clothing that you never got around to wearing.

02/17/2015

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Dubbed By Some As ‘Most Depressing Starbucks In America,’ Highland Park Coffee Shop Getting Facelift

Change is brewing at a local coffee shop that has been called “the most depressing Starbucks in America” by some.

02/16/2015

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Technology Is Unlocking A Lifestyle Without Keys — And Experts Say That Invites Risk

Home automation is becoming the new norm, which has cyber security experts warning that with convenience comes risk.

02/15/2015

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2011 Motorcycle Show Comes To Long Beach

Progressive International Motorcycle Shows was in Long Beach from December 9-11, bringing together motorcycle enthusiasts and manufacturers who showed off their latest models and accessories.

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Shocking Cigarette Labels

Nine new warning labels that feature graphic images that convey the dangers of smoking will be required by the Food and Drug Administration to be on U.S. cigarette packs by 2012.

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5 Hot Summer Colors

Summertime means fun time for many of us, but it may leave some wondering what to wear. Here are five colors that can do no wrong in your summer-wardrobe lineup!

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Gaming Industry Unveils Latest At E3 Expo

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, which began Tuesday, is giving the gaming industry a chance to debut their latest inventions.

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